Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Trail Blazers versus the Lakers? Tip off is at at 10:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on SN-LA. The game will be played at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, CA. The over/under for this game is set at 218.5 points, and the Lakers are the home favorites against the Trail Blazers in a Western conference matchup.
PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS VS LOS ANGELES LAKERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Portland Trail Blazers +10
This game will be played at Crypto.com Arena at 10:00 ET on Sunday, November 12th.
WHY BET THE PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 110-107 in favor of the Lakers.
- Our projections have LeBron James finishing with LeBron James points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists.
- From the field, we have the Lakers finishing with a field goal percentage of 50.0% and knocking down 10 threes.
Taking a Look at the Trail Blazers Chances on the Road
As they prepare to face off against the Lakers, the Trail Blazers are 3-5 overall and are looking to snap a two game losing streak. The Western Conference sees the Trail Blazers currently at 12th, and in the Northwest division, they are 4th.
Portland possesses a .500 ATS record for the season, sitting at 4-4 ATS. In their last three road games, Portland has successfully covered the spread, and they hold an ATS record of 3-2 on the road in contrast to 1-2 at home.
Portland is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 118 points versus the Kings. This output is higher than their season-average of 106 points per game. Offensively, the Trail Blazers have a season long field goal percentage of 43%, which is 29th in the league In terms of three-pointers, they are 29th in percentage and 28th in three-pointers made.
So far, the Trail Blazers’ defense is ranked 11th in the league at 111.1 points per contest.
In the terms of takeaways, Trail Blazers are causing 15.6 turnovers per game, ranking 26th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 10th in rejections, averaging 5.6 blocked shots each game.
Does Los Angeles Have What it Takes to Win as Home Favorites?
Today, the Lakers are entering the action with an overall record of 4-5 and have achieved a 3-0 record over their last three games. On the road, the Lakers have gone 1-5 so far this season compared to their 3-0 mark at home.
Los Angeles currently has an ATS record below .500, sitting at 3-6 at this point. On the road, the Lakers have an ATS record of 2-4, as opposed to a 1-2 record against the spread when playing at home.
Los Angeles is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 122 points versus the Suns. This output is higher than their season-average of 110.4 points per game. Leading the Lakers in scoring vs. the Suns was LeBron James with his 32 points. D’Angelo Russell also added 19 points for the Lakers.
At present, the Lakers’ defense is ranked 22nd, allowing 116.6 points per game.
In the terms of takeaways, Lakers are causing 13.7 turnovers per game, ranking 12th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 2nd in rejections, averaging 6.9 blocked shots each game.